Looking for long-lost cousins? GEDmatch and Living DNA help you find those missing branches!

GEDmatch and Living DNA

A perfect complement to Living DNA genetic tests.

DNA matching made easy.

DNA matching


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Discover DNA Relatives

If you test with Living DNA and want to find relatives outside their database, upload your DNA data here and see who else is out there!

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Seach Possible Relatives

Upload your DNA data here and see if anyone on the platform is related to you. With GEDmatch, you can easily grow your family tree!

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Genetic Genealogy

GEDmatch is a genetic genealogy site where DNA matches can find relatives across genealogy projects, such as Ancestry, MyHeritage or FTDNA.

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Power Genetics Tool

GEDmatch is a free, public DNA database. It’s a genetic community interested in preserving both biological genealogy and genetic privacy.

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Worldwide Connections

GEDmatch has people from around the world who share interests in genealogy and genetics. Some of our users join “Ancestor Projects” – A GEDmatch Ancestor Project is a group of people who are all related to each other in some way and want to find out more about their family history together.

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Create a DNA Public Profile

Your profile on GEDmatch can show who you are related to as well as what segments of DNA you share with them or which segments they might share with you.

How to Get Started
Do you have your Living DNA Data?
How to Access Your Raw DNA Data From Living DNA
1 Sign in to your Living DNA account
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  • Click on your account image in the top right corner. In the blue menu bar on the left, select the “Profile” tab.
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2 Click on the download option
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  • Locate the DNA test results you wish to download and then click the download icon next to it in Living DNA to continue downloading your raw data.
3 A new page with some privacy and consent information will pop up.

When you are finished reading the page, click the box next to the consent statement. Below, you’ll see download choices for your DNA raw data. When you click the test, the file will begin downloading to your device.

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Upload Your DNA File to GEDmatch

Sign up for free and find genetic matches on GEDmatch. Use it as a research tool or share DNA data with others to find relatives.